Addressing what the company describes as a phase out of S-video in favor of four-channel topologies in set-top boxes and DVD products, the four-channel FMS6144A video filter operates at 8 MHz and offers 9 kV of ESD protection. It also provides a 3V supply option, making it viable for use in either 5V or 3V systems. The device is capable of having inputs ac or dc coupled, allegedly saving 10% on board space and eliminating eight additional components. Price for the FMS6144A is $0.64 each/1,000. FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR, San Jose, CA. (800) 341-0392.